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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1940

Edition: Twentieth Edition

Seller ID: 008082

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth, green lettering, 302 pp., no dust jacket. Spine a bit sunned, corners a bit worn, minor edge wear especially to top and base of spine, book plate on half title page. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth... View more info

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The Mountain Cat Murders

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Seller ID: 008123

ISBN: 0553258796

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, minor edge wear, chipping, a little soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. New introduction by Karen Kijewski and Bantam's World of Rex Stout feature includes a copy of the 1951 newspaper article announcing Stout's election as president of the Author's League of America "Glamorous, fabulously wealthy Wynne Cowles had a nickname that tailed her wherever she swung. She was called the Mountain Cat, some said... View more info

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Under the Andes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Penzler Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008134

ISBN: 0045405074

Condition: Good


Spine well creased, reading crease, some edge wear, chipping, and cover creasing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. The only fantasy novel Rex Stout wrote, Under the Andes was originally published in 1914 in All-Story magazine. It was never reprinted until nearly ten years after Stout's death in 1975. Introduction by John McAleer, who was responsible for obtaining a copy of the original story and getting it re-published. View more info

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The Red Bull (originally Published as 'Some Buried Caesar') (abridged)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1945

Edition: Mapback Edition

Seller ID: 008135

Condition: Good


Dell Mapback #70, 240 pp. Originally published in The American Magazine (1938) as The Red Bull (abridged), and first published in book form as Some Buried Caesar (Farrar and Rinehart, 1939). The mapback edition appears to be an abridgement of the novel. Stiff cardboard covers with a crease down both front and back cover, spine slanted, some edge wear and chipping, a couple spots where the cover is starting to peel. Leading edge of p. 33 has cr... View more info

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Fer-de-Lance

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008175

ISBN: 0553230336

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease, a little edge wear, store stamp inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean an unmarked. A nice copy. The very first Nero Wolfe mystery. "A discarded newspaper, a young engineer's mysterious disappearance, and the death of a college president induce the great detective to wager $10,000 with the district attorney -- and help a young daughter prove her mother was no murderess."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Rubber Band

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1986

Seller ID: 008207

ISBN: 0553255509

Condition: Fair


Spine slanted, creased, some edge wear and creasing to covers, back cover scraped in a couple places. Some dampstaining to last half of text, some tanning, text is clear and unmarked. A solid reading copy. "Anthony D. Perry, the tycoon director of the Metropolitan Trust Company, is one of Nero Wolfe's best clients. When $30,000 is stolen from the office of the senior vice-president of his corporation, Perry runs to the master sleuth for help. But Wolfe has no int... View more info

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The Silent Speaker

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.44

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 008221

ISBN: 0553234978

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. This printing includes 'The World of Rex Stout' featuring letters between Stout and his publisher regarding melting down the plates for earlier Stout books to reclaim the lead. Recently adapted to TV by A&E; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; "When is an after-dinner speaker never boring? When he is murdered before he gets a chance to speak. Cheney Boone from the Bureau of Price Reg... View more info

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Please Pass the Guilt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1978

Seller ID: 008223

ISBN: 0553124587

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear and soiling. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "A bomb blows up in the desk of a top TV executive. Was it intended for him or the man who opened the drawer? They each had enemies enough to die a dozen times over. Was it the jealous wife or the ambitious partner? The secretary who got passed around like an inter-office memo? Or the man who couldn't wash the blood off his hands? ... View more info

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Triple Jeopardy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $9.70

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1977

Edition: Twentieth Edition; 7th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 008229

ISBN: 0553028383

Condition: Very Good


Slight edge edge, some yellowing to covers, some discoloration to top edge, binding tight. Tipped in insert for The Mystery Guild (6 books for 99 cents). A nice copy. "Could you sit in an office on West Thirty-fifth Street and determine who among six people put a poison pellet into a pillbox that rested on a nightclub table three days before? Or what a policeman was carrying inside a folded newspaper when he entered a barber shop on the other side of town some t... View more info

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The League of Frightened Men

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Seller ID: 008230

ISBN: 0515041432

Condition: Good


Pyramid V4143, 207 pp. Some edge wear, reading crease, cover wear and speckling. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "There is no mystery, but Andrew Hibbard offers Nero Wolfe five hundred dollars a week. There is no proof of murder, yet two men have died and thirty more including bankers, lawyers, doctors, professors and salesmen, have been threatened. There is no doubt of who is guilty - he has published his confession and circulat... View more info

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Murder By the Book

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1968

Seller ID: 008231

Condition: Good


Bantam F3901, 168 pp. Spine slanted, somewhat creased, light reading crease, a little edge and cover wear. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "Clasping one of his precious orchids, the incredibly brilliant gourmet Nero Wolfe has a question to tax his daring deductive genius. Could a book be responsible for murder? Impossible. And yet those who made the mistake of knowing its contents were goners. The total so far: four victims. The only cl... View more info

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The Hand in the Glove

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $5.45

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 008232

ISBN: 0515030252

Condition: Good


Ex-library with all the usual markings. Rebound by library with sturdy cloth boards, some cover wear. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid reading copy. In a departure from Nero Wolfe, this mystery features Dol Bonner, a private investigator with her own agency. She goes on to make at least one appearance in a later Nero Wolfe story. "Dol Bonner's methods were unorthodox - it's certainly unusual to use a pistol as a lie detector - but they h... View more info

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Gambit

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition; 8th Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 183131

ISBN: 0553087754

Condition: Very Good


Bantam Q8775, 155 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, some yellowing to covers, binding tight. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Pages 31-34 have small closed tear and 1/2" crease on leading edge. A nice copy. "Jerin was a mental freak-one of those eerily brilliant geniuses who could play a dozen games of chess at once and win every one of them. Blount was a millionaire fanatic with a fiendishly ingenious plan for beating Jerin at his favorit... View more info

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Death of a Doxy

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.44

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1967

Edition: Twentieth Edition; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8342

Condition: Very Good


Bantam F3476, first paperback printing. Slight spine crease, light reading crease, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 122 pages; "Orrie Cather, one of Nero Wolfe's occasional employees, is in jail, suspected of murdering a lovely young thing. The lovely young thing has been the well-kept possession of a certain wealthy and influential man who has reasons for not wishing ... View more info

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Fer-de-Lance

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint; 1st Bantam printing

Seller ID: 8343

ISBN: 0553230336

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat rolled, creased, reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing, front cover appears somewhat sunned. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 199 pages; The very first Nero Wolfe mystery. "A discarded newspaper, a young engineer's mysterious disappearance, and the death of a college president induce the great detective to wager $10,000 with the district attorney -- and help a young daughte... View more info

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The President Vanishes

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pyramid Books: 1976

Edition: 27th Edition; 6th Pyramid printing

Seller ID: 8373

ISBN: 0515031739

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, binding fairly tight. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Pyramid V3173; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 203 pages; Originally published anonymously, this was Stout's last novel before he introduced Nero Wolfe. "President kidnapped! "Washington was in the grip of hysteria and treason - the Vice President was a virtual prisoner, the Army threatened revolt . . . Hour by hour, th... View more info

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The Father Hunt

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1969

Edition: 27th Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 8520

Condition: Very Good


Corners a little chipped, minor edge wear, light reading crease, a little sunning to covers. A nice copy. ; Bantam H4467, 139 pp. 2nd Bantam printing. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 139 pages; "'Dear Amy, This money is from your father. I have not seen him or heard from him since four months before you were born, but two weeks after you were born I received a bank check for one thousand dollars in the mail, and I have received one every month since then . . .' ... View more info

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Too Many Cooks

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8550

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth with black lettering, book title inside black circle on front board, 303 pp. Corners worn, minor edge wear and rubbing, boards starting to separate but text block firmly attached. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy with no dust jacket. ; nero wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 303 pages; "They're 'The Fifteen Masters.' These babies are famous. One of them cooks sausages that people fight duels over. They meet every five years on the... View more info

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Some Buried Caesar

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $31.50

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 8551

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Green cloth with yellow lettering, 296 pp. Spine a bit cocked, sunned, some chipping at base. Corners bumped, a little edge wear, light soiling to boards, boards starting to separate. Light tanning but text clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 296 pages; "A car accident strands Wolfe and Archie in the midst of an upstate family feud over $45,000 worth of prize bull-a feud that turns ugly when the beef in question is found pawing the mangl... View more info

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The Nero Wolfe Primer (And be a Villain, Black Orchids, Champagne for One) A Mystery Guild Lost Classics Omnibus

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Mystery Guild: 2002

Seller ID: 8552

ISBN: 0739420100

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Black boards with silver lettering, 451 pp. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. ; Unlike other Nero Wolfe omnibuses, this was created by The Mystery Guild. It is stated to introduce an exclusive series - Mystery Guild Lost Classics Omnibus, which consists of three Nero Wolfe books - And Be a Villain, Black Orchids, and Champagne for One. ; Nero Wolfe; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 451 pages;... View more info